Posted on 01/24/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The journalism world lost a great figure yesterday, with the passing of Jim Lehrer. Lehrer was, of course, best known...

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Tagged As: Nonfiction, Obituary

Posted on 01/18/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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Posted on 01/16/2020 at 02:45 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

J.R.R. Tolkien’s son and literary executor, Christopher Tolkien, has died at the age of ninety-five. The Tolkien Society confirmed his...

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Tagged As: Fantasy, Obituary

Posted on 01/13/2020 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Several literary obituaries have popped up in our newsfeed recently ... Chukwuemeka Ike, described as one of Nigeria’s most-read novelists,...

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Posted on 01/11/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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Posted on 01/09/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The author of perhaps the most influential book on swimming ever has died. A friend confirmed yesterday that Charles Sprawson,...

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Posted on 01/07/2020 at 04:33 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Influential memoirist Elizabeth Wurtzel has died. A friend confirmed to NPR that the Prozac Nation writer succumbed to breast cancer...

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Tagged As: Memoir, NPR, Obituary

Posted on 01/02/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You may not have known Sonny Mehta by name, but you certainly knew his work. Mehta, as editor in chief...

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Tagged As: NPR, Obituary

Posted on 12/31/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Need help finding something? Ask a librarian. That’s what scholars searching for half of an early draft of Mark Twain’s...

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Posted on 12/28/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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